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Delicious Zucchini Noodles With Pesto And Shrimp

Delicious Zucchini Noodles With Pesto And Shrimp

Di you want a gourmet dish with basic ingredients? Open your fridge, take out zucchini and shrimp and let your culinary soul guide you to prepare this delicious recipe! At your stove ...

Today's recipe is zucchini-shaped with avocado pesto and shrimp, the preparation time is estimated at 35 minutes, the amount prepared is for 4 people and the nutritional value is 445 calories per serving.

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• 5-6 medium zucchini
• ¾ teaspoon of salt
• 1 ripe avocado
• 1 cup fresh basil leaves
• ¼ cup unsalted shelled pistachios
• 2 tablespoons lemon juice
• ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
• ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus 2 separate tablespoons
• 3 cloves garlic minced
• 450 gr raw shrimps, peeled and left if desired
• 1-2 teaspoons of fish spice blend

Using a spiral vegetable cutter or vegetable peeler, cut zucchini lengthwise into long thin strips. Stop when you reach the seeds in the middle. Place the zucchini "noodles" in a colander and mix with ½ teaspoon of salt. Let drain for 15 to 30 minutes, then press gently to remove any excess water.

Meanwhile, mix avocado, basil, pistachios, lemon juice, pepper and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt in a food processor. Finely chop then add ¼ cup of oil and mix until smooth.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring for 30 seconds. Add shrimp and sprinkle with fish spice mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp is almost cooked for 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.

Add the rest of the tablespoon of oil to the pan, then drain the noodles and mix gently for about 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to the bowl, add the pesto and mix gently.

The benefits of food

Zucchini: Zucchini contains no fat and is rich in fiber and water. They also contain significant amounts of B6 vitamins, riboflavin, folate, vitamins C and K and minerals, such as potassium, manganese and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. They contain 94% water and are also an excellent source of energy. This vegetable is extremely low in calories but gives you the feeling of being satiated, so it is a great way to satisfy your appetite without filling up on calories.

Avocado: Avocados offer a multitude of vitamins and minerals in every serving, including potassium that helps control blood pressure, lutein which is good for the eyes and folate which is essential for cell repair and during the pregnancy. Avocados are low in sugar and contain fiber that helps you feel fuller longer. Avocados are a good source of B vitamins (B1, B2, B5, B6 and B9), which help you fight off diseases and infections. They also bring you vitamins C and E.

However, people sensitive to latex may have an allergic reaction to the avocado.

Shrimps: Shrimp are quite low in calories and provide only 84 calories per 85 gram serving, and do not contain carbohydrates. About 90% of the calories in shrimp come from protein and the rest of the fat. Shrimps provide more than 20 different vitamins and minerals, including 50% of your daily needs for selenium, a mineral that can help reduce inflammation and promote heart health.

Shellfish, including shrimp, are among the major food allergies with fish, peanuts, nuts, wheat, milk and soy.
Delicious Zucchini Noodles With Pesto And Shrimp